Creation article presentation EDCI 3125

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Michelle Owens Mrs. Webb EDCI 3125 21 November 2011 Journal Article Title: What Teachers See as Creative Incidents in Elementary Science Lessons Complete Bibliography: Newton, L. D., & Newton, D. P. (2010). What Teachers See as Creative Incidents in Elementary Science Lessons. International Journal of Science Education , 32 (15), 1989-2005. Summary of the Article: This article addresses elementary teachers’ use of creativity in the classroom, and more specifically, in their science lessons. The arguments for creativity within the classroom focus on the long-term benefits that creativity has on making economic issues in society. For the individual, creativity creates a sense of power, which can help people cope and live a satisfying life. When it comes to educating young people, common goals of creative thought are stated within all subject levels. The study in this article explains the creativity for specific contexts in the elementary science classroom, and it predicts and finds the sample of teachers’ conceptions of the science creativity, which is compared to the interpretations within the article. There are various definitions of creativity, but the educational meaning of this term focuses on the Imaginative aspect, which activates to produce outcomes that are both original and of value. These understandings of creativity incorporate a social element that is to distinguish what is
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